Our Team

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Our Team

Shilpa Medicare is being managed by a well experienced group of leaders who share the passion and dreams of Shilpa Medicare’s vision of “Innovating for Affordable Healthcare”®. With their vast expertise in diverse sector of pharma business, our team brings on board their care, creativity, enthusiasm and commitment of achieving ‘Affordable Healthcare’ for everyone. Our team is dedicated for creating value to our customers, shareholders, partners and providing care for employees at all levels in the organization.


Mr. Omprakash Inani


Mr. Omprakash Inani - CHAIRMAN

Mr. Omprakash Inani has more than 30 years of Business experience. He monitors business and functional aspects of the Company along with the operations of all the plants. Additionally, he is member of Audit and Remuneration committee of Shilpa Medicare Group of Companies. Currently he is also a council Member in “Academy of Medical Education, Dental College & V.L. College of Pharmacy”, “Taranath Shikshana Samsthe, Raichur” and a trustee in “Akhil Bhartiya Maheshwari Education Trust, Pune”. Mr. Omprakash Inani is also Managing Committee Member of “Karnataka State Cotton Assn., Hubli”.

Mr. Vishnukant C. Bhutada


Mr. Vishnukant C. Bhutada - MANAGING DIRECTOR

Mr. Vishnukant has vast and diverse Business experience of API and Intermediates and presently leads the core Business and functional teams which accelerate growth and performance by Innovating for Affordable solutions at Shilpa Medicare Group of Companies. He is the key decision maker with the teams for Shilpa Group for successful API and Generics formulation strategies. His untiring efforts have led the company to a leadership position in the Indian pharmaceutical domain and helped create a prominent presence for Oncology APIs globally. For his efforts on APIs Business, Mr. Vishnukant was awarded “Best Entrepreneur Award” by Late Dr Shankar Dayal Sharma - President of India in 1995. Subsequently, various state honours were conferred upon him -like -“Best Entrepreneur” from Karnataka State Govt. in 1996; “Excellence in Exports” from Vishweshwarayya Industrial Trade Centre, Bangalore 1996; and Export Excellence Award-2006” by FKCCI, Bangalore. Success has never stopped coming his way- as he was awarded “First runner up” at the Emerging India Awards London 2008 by CNBC TV18. Recently, his efforts in the Shilpa Group for environment sustainability, has led to “Best National Energy Conservation Award in Drugs & Pharmaceutical Sector for the year 2012” by Hon’ble President of India, Dr. Pranab Mukherjee.

Dr. Vimal Kumar Shrawat



Dr. Shrawat by qualification holds degrees of M.Sc (Organic Chemistry), Ph.D. (from Delhi University) and joined Shilpa Medicare in 2009. He has vast experience of more than 25 years of working in large pharma industries like Ranbaxy/ Dabur Pharma- presently known as Fresenius Kabi Oncology Ltd., spanning across activities of R&D, Pilot and Plant Productions, QA/QC, Administration, CRAMS, Project management etc.

Presently, Dr. Shrawat is spearheading the entire Operations/ Control of Shilpa Medicare. His vision of team work and time bound approach always guides and motivates teams at all operational sites. His keen interest and consistent efforts for R&D has led him to become one of key contributor in large number of Patent/applications of Shilpa Medicare.

Dr. Pramod Kumar



Dr. Pramod Kumar, who by qualification holds degrees of M.Pharm, Ph.D (Pharmaceutical chemistry) and a PGDBA, joined Shilpa Medicare in 1989. Since 2009 he is Managing Director of Loba FeinchemieGmBH, Austria and driving all R&D driven commercial processes.

Dr. Pramod Kumar has more than 25 years of experience in Pharmaceutical industry, spanning across activities of production, QA/QC, administration, import/export, CRAMS etc. His efforts in CRAMS have led to the formation of Joint venture company RAICHEM MEDICARE Pvt LTD with Italian companies ICE SPA / P.C.A SPA.

Mr. Prashant Purohit


Mr. Prashant Purohit - VICE-PRESIDENT-CRD

Mr. Prashant Purohit by qualification holds degrees of, M.Sc.(Organic Chemistry) and Diploma in Business Management and joined Shilpa Medicare in 1996. He is presently heading Chemical R&D wings of Shilpa Medicare Group. He has vast experience of handling CRAMS and Generics APIs R&D.

His vast experience of nearly 35 years in R & D and production in Pharmaceutical Industry has consistently enriched the portfolio of Shilpa Medicare Group of Companies. He is one of key contributor in large number of Patent/applications of Shilpa Medicare.

Dr. Seshachalam U.



Dr. Seshachalam by qualification holds M.Sc (Chemistry) and Ph.D. (Chemistry) and joined Shilpa Medicare in 2008. He is presently heading quality and Regulatory Affairs wings of Shilpa Medicare Group of Companies. He has vast experience of handling regulatory affairs related to Generics APIs

Being instrumental in Shilpa Medicare’s efforts to achieve recognition of different authorities, his key contribution in successful inspection and audit by various regulatory authorities is one of the core strength to the organization’s aims and objectives.

Mr. Sharath Reddy



Mr. Sharath Reddy by qualification holds M.Pharm from BITS Pilani and has overall experience of about 22 years predominately in the field of pharmaceuticals new projects and operations. His expertise of Oncology specialized equipment and Utilities designing has boosted organizations confidence to takeover new endeavors of upcoming projects with faster pace of time.

His efforts have led to successfully executing Energy Saving projects of Shilpa Medicare Group of Companies and registration of the project under Clean Development Mechanism with UNFCC (Under Kyoto Protocol).

Mr. R K Somani



Mr. R. K. Somani is a professional Chartered Accountant and holds a Diploma in Central Excise.He has overall business experience of more than 21 years predominately in the field of pharmaceuticals.

Mr. Somani is one of the key drivers of Formulation business besides handling various key Contract Businesses of advanced oncology/ Non-Oncology APIs. He is known for successfully building formulations portfolio and spearheading the Generic sales operation.